Front driver side exterior view of a red 2019 VW Arteon

How Many Trim Levels are There for the 2019 VW Arteon?

Compare the Trim Level Options of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon has four trim levels to choose from and they are the SE, SEL, SEL R-Line, and SEL Premium R-Line.  All four trim level options are equipped with a 2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder engine that supplies the 2019 VW Arteon with 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.  This turbocharged engine works with an 8-Speed Automatic Transmission with Tiptronic® & Sport mode to average EPA fuel economy estimates of 22 MPG in the city and 31 MPG on the highway.  Keep reading to compare the similarities and differences between the four trim levels of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon.

What are the Differences Between the Trim Levels for the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon?

The SE trim level for the 2019 VW Arteon has the option of getting equipped with 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive (AWD) while all other trim options of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon receive standard AWD.  When the 2.0L Turbo engine and 8-Speed automatic transmission pair with AWD the 2019 Arteon attains fuel efficiency ratings of 20 MPG City/ 27 MPG HWY.  All trim levels also get equipped with DCC® adaptive chassis control, the XDS® cross differential system, a start/ stop system, an eco function, driving mode select, and a performance monitor.  The SEL, SEL R-Line, and SEL Premium R-Line all get loaded with a power tilt and slide panoramic sunroof.

A look under the hood at the turbocharged engine of the 2019 VW Arteon

Driver's cockpit of the 2019 VW Arteon

Looking into the empty trunk space of the 2019 VW Arteon

Inside the cabin of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon there is standard Climatronic® 3-zone automatic climate control, V-Tex leatherette-trimmed seats, heated front seats, a rearview camera system, and an 8” color touchscreen center display.  Upgrade to the 2019 VW Arteon SEL and you will get a remote starter, interior ambient lighting, and leather-trimmed seats while the SEL R-Line adds a black headliner, stainless steel pedal caps, and scuff plates.  There is 3-color interior ambient lighting, heated rear outboard seats, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, and even a massaging driver’s seat inside the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium R-Line.  All trim levels get loaded with a standard forward collision warning w/ autonomous emergency braking, a blind spot monitor, as well as pedestrian monitoring and the Arteon SEL Premium R-Line trim level adds a lane keeping system, high beam control, and park distance control.